Maritime Special Purpose Force - Organization - Support Element

Support Element

The support element normally is composed of assets from the BLT Reconnaissance Platooncoupled with elements of the Aviation Combat Element (ACE), Radio Battalion Detachment, Communications Detachment, and HET assets from the MEU(SOC) CE. Additional capability may be provided by the NSWTU embarked with the Amphibious Ready Group.

  • Team(s), Reconnaissance
  • Team(s), Communications Detachment
  • Team(s), Radio Battalion Detachment
  • Team(s), HET Detachment
  • NSWTU, PHIBRON (as required)
  • Aviation Support Element

The aviation support element is a task organized portion of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force's MEU Aviation Combat Element. They are capable of precise night vision flying and navigation, various insertion/extraction means and forward arming and refueling point operations. The specific structure of the aviation support element will vary depending on the lift requirements and distance to the crisis site.

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